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Asset & Wealth Management, XIG Public Markets Investment Team, Investing & Portfolio Management, Vice President, The Hague

Goldman Sachs The Hague, Netherlands
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Asset & Wealth Management, XIG Public Markets Investment Team, Investing & Portfolio Management, Vice President, The Hague
Job Description

Asset & Wealth Management

A career with Goldman Sachs Asset & Wealth Management is an opportunity to help clients across the globe realize their potential, while you discover your own. As part of one of the world's leading asset managers with over $2.8 trillion in assets under supervision[1], you can expect to participate in exciting investment opportunities while collaborating with talented colleagues from all asset classes and regions and building meaningful relationships with your clients. Working in a culture that values integrity and transparency, you will be part of a diverse team that is passionate about our craft, our clients, and building sustainable success. Bringing together traditional and alternative investments, Goldman Sachs Asset & Wealth Management provides clients around the world with a dedicated partnership and focus on long-term performance. As primary investment area within Goldman Sachs, we provide investment and advisory services for pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations, financial advisors and individuals.

External Investing Group (XIG)

The External Investing Group ("XIG") provides investors with investment and advisory solutions, across leading hedge fund managers, private equity and private credit funds, real estate managers, public equity strategies, fixed income strategies and ESG and impact strategies across all asset classes. XIG manages globally diversified programs, targeted sector-specific strategies, customized portfolios, and a range of advisory services. Our investors access opportunities through new fund commitments, fund-of-fund investments, strategic partnerships, secondary-market investments, co-investments, and seed-capital investments. With over 350 professionals across 13 offices around the world, XIG provides manager diligence, portfolio construction, risk management, and liquidity solutions to investors, drawing on Goldman Sachs' market insights and risk management expertise. We extend these global capabilities to the world's leading sovereign wealth funds, pension plans, governments, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, high net worth individuals and family offices, for which we invest or advise on over $360 billion of alternative investments, public equity strategies and fixed income strategies[1]. We are focused on diversity of thought and have team members with a wide range of backgrounds and professional experiences.

Public Markets Investment Team

The XIG Public Markets Investment Team is part of the External Investing Group (XIG) and has been responsible for sourcing, examining, and investing in leading public market strategies for clients since 1999. Our public markets investment team has also been managing multi-manager discretionary portfolios on behalf of clients since its inception. As of December 2023, the team managed over $220 billion across portfolios of public market investments in equity, fixed income, and real asset strategies2. Investors include public pensions, corporate pensions, defined contribution plans, endowments, foundations, and high net worth individuals. This diverse and broad investor base is beneficial for XIG, both as a source of capital and as a resource for us in the markets where we invest. Our group has sought to establish deep and longstanding relationships with leading institutional investors and have benefited from Goldman Sachs' strong relationships with ultra-high net worth individuals. A member of the Public Markets Investment due diligence team is responsible for sourcing, analyzing, and monitoring external public markets investment strategies that are utilized in GS private wealth or institutional client portfolios.

The specific role as full-time Vice President is within the Public Markets Investment Team in the Netherlands and would entail the following roles and responsibilities:
  • Lead process to identify, evaluate and analyze external public markets investments managed outside of Goldman Sachs. This includes the research and analysis of both new opportunities as well as existing external investments.
  • The due diligence process combines qualitative and quantitative analysis through interactions and engagements with external public markets fund managers. Lead due diligence visits and calls with new and existing external strategies, monitor performance and the risk profile of existing investments.
  • Work within small coverage teams to prepare investment memorandums and present recommendations within team meetings and support with the written presentation at Investment Committees.
  • Lead and participate in portfolio construction activities to build and manage a portfolio of multiple external long only investment products.
  • Commentary on external funds, market-level performance, and related industry topics such as active management.
  • Contribute to a range of group-wide activities including client-related investment projects, various research publications, and business development initiatives.

Skills and experience we are looking for
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in financial markets, investment management, and/or public markets investing.
  • Strong preference of experience in the following Fixed Income sub asset classes: Liability Driven Investments (LDI), Money Markets, Government Bonds, and applicable Fixed Income instruments.
  • Sound investment judgment and outstanding numerical and analytical skills.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills enabling the candidate to make robust recommendations to the Investment Committee and interact effectively with third parties.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Aptitude to manage multiple tasks by demonstrating project planning, organization, and time management skills.
  • CFA or MBA preferred.
  • Fluent in English and preferably in Dutch.

About Goldman Sachs

At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital, and ideas to help our clients, shareholders, and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities, and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has several opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at

We're committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more:
Job ID  300007956425164
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